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  • At Home with the Aztecs

    An Archaeologist Uncovers Their Daily Life

    By Michael Smith

    At Home with the Aztecs provides a fresh view of Aztec society, focusing on households and communities instead of kings, pyramids, and human sacrifice. This new approach offers an opportunity to humanize the Aztecs, moving past the popular stereotype of sacrificial maniacs to demonstrate that these…

    Paperback – 2016-03-09 

  • Women and Monastic Buddhism in Early South Asia

    Rediscovering the Invisible Believers

    By Garima Kaushik

    This book uses gender as a framework to offer unique insights into the socio-cultural foundations of Buddhism. Moving away from dominant discourses that discuss women as a single monolithic, homogenous category—thus rendering them invisible within the broader religious discourse—this monograph…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge India
    Archaeology and Religion in South Asia

  • Dirt in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Writing Materiality

    By Sabine Schuelting

    Addressing the Victorian obsession with the sordid materiality of modern life, this book studies dirt in nineteenth-century English literature and the Victorian cultural imagination. Dirt litters Victorian writing – industrial novels, literature about the city, slum fiction, bluebooks, and the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Comparative Bone Identification

    Human Subadult to Nonhuman on DVD

    By Diane L. France

    Continuing in the format of the successful Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas, this DVD version of Comparative Bone Identification presents 3000 all-new images of human bones from many stages of maturation. It focuses on comparative osteology from the fetal stage to adolescence,…

    DVD – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Trypillia Mega-Sites and European Prehistory

    4100-3400 BCE

    Edited by Johannes Müller, Knut Rassmann, Mykhailo Videiko

    In European prehistory population agglomerations of more than 10,000 inhabitants per site are a seldom phenomenon. A big surprise to the archaeological community was the discovery of Trypillia mega-sites of more than 250 hectares and with remains of more than 2000 houses by a multidisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2015-12-24 
    Themes in Contemporary Archaeology

  • Archaeology, Anthropology and Cult

    The Sanctuary at Gilat,Israel

    By Thomas Evan Levy

    The Chalcolithic period was formative in Near Eastern prehistory, being a time of fundamental social change in craft specialization, horticulture and temple life. Gilat - a low mound, semi-communal farming settlement in the Negev desert - is one of the few Chalcolithic sanctuary sites in the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-20 

  • The Bronze Age Civilization of Central Asia

    Recent Soviet Discoveries

    Edited by Philip L. Kohl

    The Bronze Age Civilization of Central Asia edited by Philip L. Kohl collates translated articles from soviet findings of Bronze Age and Aenolithic remains in Central Asia. Originally published in 1981, these articles include the latest discoveries at the time of publication such as the Murghab…

    Hardback – 2015-12-13 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Forensic Archaeology, 4-vol. set

    Edited by Linda Fibiger, Douglas H. Ubelaker

    Recent years have witnessed a surge of interest in the application of archaeological knowledge and methodology to medico-legal issues. Forensic Archaeology has rapidly emerged as a vital speciality. This new four-volume collection from Routledge, assembled and introduced by a transatlantic…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Critical Concepts in Archaeology

  • Archaeology’s Visual Culture

    Digging and Desire

    By Roger Balm

    Archaeology’s Visual Culture explores archaeology through the lens of visual culture theory. The insistent visuality of archaeology is a key stimulus for the imaginative and creative interpretation of our encounters with the past. Balm investigates the nature of this projection of the visual,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt

    By Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland

    Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt takes an innovative and integrated approach to the use of scientific techniques and methodologies within the study of ancient Egypt. Accessibly demonstrating how to integrate scientific methodologies into Egyptology broadly, and in Egyptian archaeology in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses: Biosocial Encounters examines some of the engagements or entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 

  • The Excavations of Beth Shemesh, November–December 1912

    By Duncan MacKenzie, Shlomo Bunimovitz, Zvi Lederman, Nicoletta Momigliano

    In 1909 the Scottish archaeologist Duncan Mackenzie, Sir Arthur Evans’s right-hand man on the excavations of the legendary ‘Palace of Minos’ at Knossos since 1900, was appointed ‘Explorer’ of the Palestine Exploration Fund (PEF). From the spring of 1910 until December 1912 he was engaged in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04 
    The Palestine Exploration Fund Annual

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